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Electric City College Life

Electric City College Life By Tom Salitsky As the Book of Ecclesiastes says, to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven. If you are in college, then congratulations! It is officially time for you to do some of the stupidest, most...

Diamond City College Life

Gems in the Diamond City A guide to college life in the Wilkes-Barre area by Kirstin Cook From entertainment to the great outdoors, the Diamond City shines for college students looking for fun between studying. Whether you go to Wilkes University, King’s College,...

Bookmarks: Sept. 18, 2014

Ben Franklin For Beginners is a Middle-Grade/Young Adult biography told in a graphic novel format, meant to be read and digested for people of all ages. Former Montrose resident and current art school professor Tim Ogline authored and illustrated this latest in the...

Curtain Call: A Behanding in Spokane

  Diva tries its hand at McDonagh   Born in London of Irish parents, contemporary playwright Martin McDonagh is better known for his plays The Beauty Queen of Leenane, The Pillowman, The Cripple of Inishmaan and the films In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths than...

The Artists’ Studio: Sept. 18, 2014

Above: Zuni Buffaloman a.k.a. Gary Grossmam   Frank Goryl of Moscow Clayworks shares the story behind the ceramic gallery’s Autumn Exhibit 2014   A lot of people know Gary from way back when but can you proivde some context for those newer to the art scene?...

The Haunt Spot

A WEEKLY REVIEW OF NEARBY HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS BY SCARE-SEEKER JOE ROVINSKY This week’s review: 2014 Field Of Screams. 191 College Avenue, Mountville, Pa. 17554. Visit Fieldofscreams.com for more information. For our first review of 2014, we decided to leave the...

COMING SOON: ELECTRIC CITY AND DIAMOND CITY BEST OF 2014

Although it may be finally time for us to pack away our grilling utensils, deck furniture, inflatable pools and party jorts, it doesn’t mean that we have to mope sadly into the last chilly quarter of 2014. Luckily for our readers, voting for the electric city and...

Up Close: Melissa Solimini

Up Close & Personal Educational Design The three Rs of learning — reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmatic — have conventionally been done in rows of desks that face a chalkboard as a teacher lectures from behind a podium. A new learning space in Lackawanna College...

Bartender: Amanda Werner

NAME: Amanda Werner BAR: The Riverside Cafe, Wilkes-Barre FAVORITE DRINK: “A Smoking Apple” — Reds Apple Ale topped with a shot of Fireball Whiskey. Served in a pint...

Headphones

Assorted Declarations from Editor Tom Graham   Ben is Back It was announced earlier this week that the newly realigned Breaking Benjamin will play two all-ages shows this weekend. On Friday, Sept. 19 and Saturday, Sept. 20, the band returns to the stage of...

Liquid

Soaking Up the Suds with James Crane   A lot of beer styles are named after the color of the brew. We have blondes and browns. There are black ales and ambers. The hue of these brews is a good indication of what you can expect from the taste. From the nuttiness...

Sounds

THE INTENSITY VARIES STAGNANT POOLS — Geist THE GOOD: Indiana indie duo Stagnant Pools (brothers Bryan and Douglass Enas) give us a fiery, spontaneous second effort. THE BAD: It takes a while for Geist to sink in — what seems one-dimensional at first sounds more fully...

Around Town

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